Other ID: HE0905
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Arctic Ocean;
Principal Investigator(s): Deborah Hutchinson
Affiliate Investigator(s): Larry Mayer, University of New Hampshire
Information Specialist(s): PARTNER
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Multibeam and Chirp mapping of the sea floor of potential U.S. extended continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska.
Start Date: 2009-08-07
Start Port/Location: Barrow, AK
End Date: 2009-09-16
End Port/Location: Barrow, AK
Equipment Used: CTD, Digital camera, GPS (wh), Knudsen Chirp 3200B, SeaBeam 2112, Echosounder
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology; Shallow sediment structure from Knudsen single-channel seismics
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: USCGC HEALY provided ice breaking during collection of multichannel seismic data by the GSC aboard CCGS LOUIS S. ST-LAURENT.
Staff: Thomas O'Brien
Notes: Cruise is currently devoted 100% to two-icebreaker work. Data Curator: UNH.
Hutchinson, D.R., and Barth, G.A., 2010, Continental margins and the U.S. Extended Continental Shelf Project: MARGINS/GeoPRISMS Newsletter, no. 25, URL: http://www.nsf-margins.org/Publications/Newsletters/Issue25.pdf.